Canada Housing Starts  1977-2018 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Canadian seasonally adjusted housing starts decreased to 225,213 units in March of 2018 from an upwardly revised 231,026 in February. Figures beat market expectations of 218,000. Urban starts decreased 2.8 percent to 208,237 units; multiple urban starts fell 7.3 percent to 144,578 units while single-detached urban starts rose 9.5 percent to 63,659 units. Meanwhile, rural starts were estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 16,976 units. Housing Starts in Canada averaged 185.20 Thousand from 1977 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 291.60 Thousand in March of 1978 and a record low of 90.70 Thousand in August of 1982.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-02-08 01:15 PM Housing Starts 216.2K 216.3K 210K 222.1K
2018-03-08 01:15 PM Housing Starts 229.7K 215.3K 217K 215.8K
2018-04-10 12:15 PM Housing Starts 225.2K 231K 218K 224.7K
2018-05-09 12:15 PM Housing Starts 225.2K 217.2K
2018-06-06 12:15 PM Housing Starts 220.3K
2018-07-10 12:15 PM Housing Starts 222.7K


Canada Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 8167334.00 8384381.00 8572975.00 57056.00 CAD Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 225.21 231.03 291.60 90.70 Thousand [+]
Housing Index 103.10 103.30 103.30 37.70 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 66.50 67.80 67.80 63.90 percent [+]


Canada Housing Starts

Housing Starts refer to the number of new residential construction projects that have begun during any particular month. This page provides the latest reported value for - Canada Housing Starts - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Canada Housing Starts - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on April of 2018.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
225.21 231.03 291.60 90.70 1977 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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housing starts by Country
Country Last
Canada 225.21 Mar/18
France 30000.00 Feb/18
Japan -2.60 Feb/18
Russia 5.50 Mar/18
Spain 0.27 Dec/17
Turkey 8503.00 Dec/17
United Kingdom 35590.00 Dec/17
United States 1319.00 Mar/18


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